States nervous about new Common Core curriculum standards
The standards are designed to be more rigorous and to encourage deeper critical thinking skills—but implementing them poses a challenge
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In Kentucky this year, the percentage of elementary and middle school students who rated "proficient" or better on statewide math and reading tests declined by about a third. Kentucky high schoolers also experienced a double-digit percentage point decline in both subjects. Read more with registration.